Portland conference speakers, seminars announced
Although the lineup still is coming together, organizers of the Portland Jewelry Symposium have revealed the speakers and topics for their seventh annual custom jewelry-focused event, scheduled for Oct. 5 and 6.
10 sessions for learning at JA New York Summer
Synthetic diamond disclosure, website traffic and trend forecasting are among the topics that will be covered at JA New York Summer Show’s Educational Conference, which will take place Sunday, July 27 and Monday, July 28.
Two arrested in connection with credit fraud gang
Two suspects who were wanted for their alleged involvement with an in-store credit fraud gang were arrested within hours of each other in different states on July 11, the Jewelers’ Security Alliance said.
Jewelers Mutual recognized as top insurance co.
Ward Group, a provider of benchmarking and best practices studies for insurance businesses, has named Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company to its 2014 list of Ward’s 50 top- performing insurance companies for the fourth year in a row.
5 companies back in JA New York’s Inner Circle
Five companies are returning to the Inner Circle at the upcoming JA New York Summer show, a pavilion that features high-end products from an array of designers and manufacturers.
Second firm predicts stable precious metal prices
Another analyst has told National Jeweler that he expects gold and silver prices to remain relatively steady in the foreseeable future, as investors normalize their approach to buying in light of the improving global economy.